Q. What year did New York City host its first college football Bowl game?
New York City hosted its first college football bowl game in 1961. A second college football bowl game was held in 1962. Both bowl games were called the Gotham Bowl and were played at legendary Yankee Stadium. The [...] [...more]
A first-year bust
Beattie Feathers was the NFL’s first 1,000 yard rusher. In 1934, he averaged 8.4 yards per carry. 1934 was his rookie year and he played through 1940. However, a string of injuries limited the Tenessee All-American to a total of 976 yards after his rookie year.
- The Wanna-be Sports Guy
After months of speculation, one the most celebrated football quarterbacks of all-time decided to return to Minnesota after debating on whether or not he would retire. Brett Favre practiced with Minnesota and held a press conference to announce his decision.
My thing with Favre is this. He’s old. Favre should sit down and and live his [...] [...more]
Does one really know what a Viking is? Well if you don’t know, a Viking is kind of like a thief, but a thief that could probably rip your head off with one hand. The term Viking comes from the swift and cruel raids along the coast, which some used the saying,”lets go to a-viking”. [...] [...more]
Ever wonder who named a team and why they gave it it’s name? I’ve listed a few of my favorite football teams. Dig in!
Kansas City Chiefs
Dalles Texans owner Lamar Hunt relocated to Kansas City and renamed the team the “Kansas City Chiefs” after Kansas City Mayor H. Roe “Chief” Bartle promised to enlarge the city’s [...] [...more]